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  1. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2013, 67, abstr. 44

    Expression of an apoplast-directed, phylloplanin-gfp fusion gene confers fungal resistance against Peronospora tabacina disease in a susceptible tobacco.

    MIHAYLOVA-KROUMOVA A.(1); WAGNER G.J.(1); SAHOO D.K.(1); MAITI I.B.(1); RAHA S.(2)
    (1) University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA; (2) Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Tobaccos and certain other plants secrete phylloplanin glycoproteins to aerial surfaces where they appear to provide first-point-of-contact resistance against fungal pathogens. These proteins can be collected by water washing of aerial plant...